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Invision Power Board < 2.0.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for multiple vulnerabilities in Invision Power Board < 2.0.4

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is vulnerable to
multiple attacks.

Description :

According to its banner, the version of Invision Power Board on the
remote host suffers from multiple vulnerabilities :

- SQL Injection Vulnerability
The application fails to sanitize user-input supplied
through the 'pass_hash' cookie in the 'sources/login.php'
script, which can be exploited to affect database
queries, potentially revealing sensitive information.

- Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
A possible hacker can pass arbitrary HTML and script code
through the 'highlite' parameter of the
'sources/search.php' and 'sources/topics.php' scripts.

See also :

http://www.gulftech.org/?node=research&article_id=00073-05052005
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-05/0071.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-07/0257.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Invision Power Board 2.0.4 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 13529, 13532, 13534, 13375

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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